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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Full Title: North American Conference on Afroasiatic Linguistics

Short Title: NACAL
Location: New Haven, CT, USA
Start Date: 16-Feb-2013 - 17-Feb-2013
Contact: Aaron Butts
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.nacal.org
Meeting Description: The North American Conference on Afroasiatic Linguistics (NACAL) offers a venue for the presentation and discussion of original research on linguistic topics relevant to the languages of the Afroasiatic phylum (Chadic, Berber, Cushitic, Omotic, Egyptian, and Semitic). Now entering its 41st year, NACAL has held annual meetings since 1973.

Accommodations for NACAL 41 will be available at:

Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
155 Temple Street
New Haven, CT 06510

The conference discount rate is $159/night.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
Subject Language Family: Afroasiatic
LL Issue: 23.3228

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